Grammar checkers

About the Virtual Writing Tutor Grammar Checker

For a list of Virtual Writing Tutor features with video tutorials on how to use them, see here. This article is about the motivation to build and use the Virtual Writing Tutor for pedagogical purposes. Until recently, I had been correcting student errors by hand, returning assignments a week or two later. Like other teachers,

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Reviews, Interviews, and Grammar Checker Articles

Here is a list of articles that were published recently about the Virtual Writing Tutor grammar checker: The Impact of Virtual Writing Tutor on Writing Skills and Attitudes of Omani College Students by Amal Aamir Al Badi, Mohamed El Tahir Osman, & Abdo, M. Al-Mekhlafi EFL Magazine interview with Nicholas Walker by Sharyn Collins 10 Reasons to

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Better Pedagogy and Time-Savings through Automated Feedback

If you teach ESL, you may have encountered any number of disparaging remarks from students and teachers alike about language instruction. For example, when I challenged my students a couple of weeks ago to spend a little more time on their English homework, one of my college students said to me, “No offense, but it is

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